Birth Name: Catherine Mary Hicks
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 6, 1951
Ethnicity: Irish (at least 81.25%), some English, distant Dutch
Catherine Hicks is an American actress. She has starred in the series 7th Heaven, as well as many films, including Child’s Play and Turbulence.
Catherine’s paternal grandfather was Walter Raymond Hicks, Sr. (the son of Daniel Moore Hicks and Deila Veronica Curren). Walter was born in Brooklyn, New York. Daniel was the son of Thomas Woodhull Hicks, who had deep roots in the U.S., and of Catherine Moore, who was the daughter of Irish parents. Deila was born in New York, to Irish parents.
Catherine’s paternal grandmother was Aimee Irene Glynn (the daughter of John J. Glynn and Mary Agnes Cassidy). Aimee was born in New York. John was the son of Irish parents, Michael Glynn and Mary Lesprauge. Catherine’s great-grandmother Mary Agnes was the daughter of Thomas J. Cassidy and Mary Anne McEvoy, who were likely of Irish descent.
Catherine’s maternal grandfather was Robert Jerome Burke, Sr. (the son of James Burke and Mary Ellen White). Robert was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin. James was an Irish immigrant, the son of Richard Burke and Johanna Darcy. Mary Ellen, and her parents, were from Kentucky.
Catherine’s maternal grandmother was named Eleanor A. Flanigan. Eleanor was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, to Irish parents.